Honey Month - May 2019 Calendar of Events

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Thank you to everyone who participated in, attended and/or support Honey Month for 2019.  During the month of May the beekeeping industry had some creative and fun-loving events all around Perth. We were excited to have more than 30 events, activities and master classes as follows:


Main Events

Beekeeping Conference, Mandoon Estate - Fri 24th & Sat 25th May


Two day conference with various speakers including USA Commercial beekeeper, Eastern States beekeeper on turning your hobby into a business, queen rearing, industry reports, pesticides and what to be aware of. See website for more information. Exhibition Trade Show for attendees on both days.   

There will be a WA Research Extension session running concurrently on Saturday 25th in a separate room from 1pm to 5pm. 

This will culminate in an Industry Dinner at an extra cost of $40.  Please check the website for ticket purchase details.


Time:             9am – 5 pm

Place:            Mandoon Estate, 10 Harris Road, Caversham

Price:             Tickets Closed

Booking:        Program

ChemCentre Research Extension - Sat 25th May

There will be an update overview presented by Ken Dods and researchers involved as part of Chemcentre and BICWA research extension.

Sessions will run from 11am concurrently (in another room) with the already scheduled BICWA speaker sessions.  This is included in the price of the ticket you have already purchased.  

Industry & Distribution Engagement Dinner from 6pm


There will also be an Industry and Distributor engagement dinner in the evening from 6pm (tables of 8).  Tickets closed.

Honey Festival, Gidgegannup - Sun 26th May


Gidgegannup Small Farm Field Day

Countryman Gidgegannup Small Farm Field Day is the place where those living and working on small farms in the agricultural sector can come together at the one time to view and compare from a selection of products and services designed for efficient farming and rural practices. Also for those who want to see if this is the life they would like and have some fun finding out. This year the Honey Festival is joining with amazing demonstrations of all things bees and honey, whether you just have an interest in bees or would like to get a hive this is an event you don’t want to miss!

Time:             9am - 4:30pm

Place:            Gidgegannup Showground, Gidgegannup 6083

Infos:             www.gidgegannup.info

Facebook:      Gidgegannup Small Farm Field Day or

                    Bees2Honey Festival

Price:             $10 entry

Slow Food Long Table Lunch, Gidgegannup - Sun 26th May


Gidgegannup Small Farm Field Day

Slow Food is excited to be part of this years Small Farm Field Day & Honey Festival and have organised a great day full of information amazing food and fun for everyone. A comfortable tour bus, leaving from a central Perth CBD & Midland Region location, stops for Wine & Sparkling tasting at Garbin Estate Wines, Middle Swan and views the Bee pollen processing operation at SaxonBee Enterprises, Gidgegannup before heading to the Long Table Lunch at Gidgegannup Showgrounds.


The talented Slow Food Chefs have created a honey inspired 4 course meal using the best products from local honey producers.

Time:              Lunch 12pm, bus timetable see Slow Food webpage

Place:             Gidgegannup Showground, Gidgegannup 6083

Day price:       $145, Slow Food Members pay $130

                     Early Bird for the first 20 tickets, $135, Slow Food Members pay $120  

                     Includes: coach travel, 4 course Long Table Lunch, Wine & Sparkling

                     tasting, viewing of Bee Pollen processing operation, Showground entry

Lunch price:     $80, Slow Food Members pay $70

                     Includes: 4 course Long Table Lunch, Showground entry

Bookings:        www.slowfoodswanvalley.com.au or call 0458 212 528

Honey Month 2017
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